/ NEWS: FRI NIGHT VID: Cerro Torre by Fair Means with Kelly Cordes
"Since its 1974 first ascent until 2012, only three new routes were established to Cerro Torre's summit without relying on the bolt ladders of the infamous Compressor Route..."
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I think I'd rather mute you.
Interesting. I didn't know we meet regularly in real life. Are you one of my pupils?
Agreed. But they forced David Lama to climb it in even better style :-))
magic film ; )
> I think I'd rather mute you.
Great video with some stunning images. But I kept thinking of one question the whole time, and I'm sure someone here can give me the answer: How do they get down?! Are they ab-ing off natural features or is it off gear they are leaving behind? Is it a bit of down climbing (because that looks impossible) or something else completely? Sorry to ask such a noobies question but I always wondered that about spires and was too afraid to ask! Be gentle please!
If its a new route, then most likely they a lot of tat with them.
He's not a Patagonia sponsored athlete though, they're not going to promote other companies "ambassadors" are they?
My opinion of him went up after his article in the last issue of Alpinist.
Nice video, gives historical perspective to what's been going on there. Good riddance to the bolt ladder, it ain't yosemite.
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